Refugee policy may well be a humanitarian issue. But it is also a development issue.
The rich have to be taxed more and the poor need to be paid more, according to Oxfam International head of inequality policy Max Lawson.
Schools across Canada should 'grow down' and offer two years of full-day preschool, according to a new report. This would allow mothers to work, improve child outcomes and reduce income inequality.
Amazon, like the entire tech sector, has suffered from a lack of diversity in its workforce. This trend is likely to continue when it opens a second headquarters in one of 20 cities.
Income inequality, the most common way to measure the gap between the rich and the poor, only tells part of the story. Wealth inequality tells the rest.
The Conversation scholars analyze a few of the key themes and speeches that punctuated the three-day gathering of global elites in the Alps.
There are about 2,000 billionaires in the world, controlling over $7.6 trillion. How does that compare to the income of an average American?
We asked four of our regular economics writers to examine a key theme they expect to flare up in 2018 and why.
Iran's main opposition is loath to embrace a new wave of protesters. It may soon have no choice.
There has been a substantial improvement compared to 15 years ago, when the incidence of poverty among the elderly was 32.4%.
While much has been written about why the GOP's tax plan would exacerbate income inequality, there are two reasons it's even worse than you think.
President Trump released details of his tax plan, which would essentially benefit the wealthiest Americans by repealing the estate tax and other changes at the expense of the middle class.
Despite decades of economic growth and recent declines in income inequality, Australians are less financially resilient.
The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows inequality declining slightly as overall incomes stagnate.
The minimum wage may be adequate for some low-paid workers – but this is clearly not the case for the woefully inadequate Newstart Allowance.
If the gap between the wealth of the billionaires and that of the average residents continues to widen dramatically, there is likely to be discontent.
Inequality actually restricts people from earning more, educating themselves and becoming entrepreneurs.
The two major sources of data show conflicting trends on income inequality.
Who do you trust? Increasingly the answer seems to be nobody, especially when it comes to inequality.
NAFTA renegotiations may see provisions from the Trans-Pacific Partnership revive like zombies. We must remember their failures - on income inequality, labour and environmental protection.